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Pat Robertson Said Shooting in LV Happened Because People Disrespect President & Country
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Pat Robertson, the famed televangelist from the long-running 700 Club show, claimed on Monday in the aftermath of the Las Vegas attack that the deadliest mass shooting in American history was caused by people disrespecting the president and the flag.

As pointed out by Hemant Mehta at Patheos’ “The Friendly Atheist” column, Robertson said “violence in the streets” could be explained by a lack of “controlling” and “biblical” authority in the United States.

“Why is it happening?” Robertson asked his audience. “The fact that we have disrespect for authority; there is profound disrespect for our president, all across this nation they say terrible things about him. It’s in the news, it’s in other places. There is disrespect now for our national anthem, disrespect for our veterans, disrespect for the institutions of our government, disrespect for the court system. All the way up and down the line, disrespect.”

“Until there is biblical authority,” Robertson continued, “there has to be some controlling authority in our society and there is none. And when there is no vision of God, the people run amok … and we have taken from the American people the vision of God, the whole idea of reward and punishment, an ultimate judge of all our actions, we’ve taken that away. When there is no vision of God, the people run amok.”

Watch Robertson’s strange explanation for the Vegas shooting below, via Right Wing Watch.


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This dude isn't dead yet?


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“there has to be some controlling authority in our society and there is none. And when there is no vision of God, the people run amok … and we have taken from the American people the vision of God, the whole idea of reward and punishment, an ultimate judge of all our actions, we’ve taken that away. When there is no vision of God, the people run amok.”







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This dude isn't dead yet?

Soon


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What? Already posted?


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He needs croak already. He's such a piece of shite.


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I'm convinced God has a straight jacket in heaven waiting for that man.


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Idiots gonna idiot.


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He needs croak already. He's such a piece of shite.


Yes he is, but I blame the people who follow him and allow him to continue having a platform.


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Pat Robertson


May actually be retarded.


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“Why is it happening?” Robertson asked his audience. “The fact that we have disrespect for authority; there is profound disrespect for our president, all across this nation they say terrible things about him.


Remember when Pat got all worked up because people said bad things about Obama?


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May actually be retarded.


I disagree. He does retarded shit, but that's because the retards who follow him fall for this shite. They are sending him more money thinking they have to give to the lord to free their soul...


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"People! We're gonna need 359,325,234 dollars to help bring God's word into Las Vegas!"


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He has a point. Obama brought division and it’s grown exponentially since Trump’s election. It’s all related is some sick way that I don’t fully understand. These people are truly evil and need Jesus.


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Remember when Pat got all worked up because people said bad things about Obama?



I honestly don't keep up with it that much. Did he really or are you being sarcastic?


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Robertson's weird thoughts are the very same thoughts that killers like the Las Vegas have of their own.


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Wish he could trade places with Tom Petty


OweO
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He has a point. Obama brought division and it’s grown exponentially since Trump’s election. It’s all related is some sick way that I don’t fully understand. These people are truly evil and need Jesus.





Come on man. The country brings division. There are ultras from both sides that causes division simply because their person didn't get elected. It has been magnified under Obama and Trump because of social media, but there have always been crazy people who has done crazy shite.

There is more people on Earth today than ever before (or at least that we know of) so there is more people here to do more crazy shite. When things like this happen everyone wants answers, but let's take what happened in LV. There is no known motive yet. It has been reported that his biological dad was a true psychopath. It could be as simple as something the LV shooter inherited and having no conscience and being a hunter (or maybe being a hunter had nothing to do with it), he decided before he dies, he wanted to shoot at people, in a group.. So he planned it and within his plans he decided after he did it he would take himself out..

There were kids at this concert. I am not sure if any died or was injured.. But what type of God would try to make a statement to the world by having someone shoot up a huge group of people?


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Wish he could trade places with Tom Petty


I agree. Tom Petty actually provided something creative and enjoyable to the world.


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Or maybe it was a crazy loon who had no value of the life of others. Sometimes, there isn't some profound meaning behind everything.


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